Chorus America's annual survey of the operations of choruses, the Operations Survey Report includes more than 40 different analyses, from number of board meetings to board giving, from ticket pricing to chorus dues amounts, from accompanist pay practices to marketing efficiency. The 2011 report features data from the 2009-2010 season.
Use this checklist to ensure that your chorus' by-laws include all the necessary components. (Canada only)
Use this policy template to ensure that your chorus is in compliance with tax requirements.
Use these sample by-laws to get your new chorus off the ground, adding in any clauses required by your state legislation. (USA only)
Use this questionnaire at the end of each board member's term.
Use this template as a guide for your chorus.
A values-based strategy that aims to match donors with ways that they can give back to their communities—and removes the ego factor that can make fundraising scary.
A children's chorus manager is at at an impasse in moving her organization forward with the ambitious artistic plans for future growth. Several experts weigh in on how she should proceed.
When recruiting new board members and engaging existing board members, it is vital to provide a clear list of individual responsibilities. Use this template as a starting place.
A sample timeline to help with music director search planning.